Jewel Beetle from India

Subject:  identify the name
Geographic location of the bug:  India gujarat
Date: 09/12/2017
Time: 10:06 AM EDT
please identify the bug. I have never seen such a bug
How you want your letter signed:  sagar

Jewel Beetle: Sternocera species

Dear Sagar,
This is a Jewel Beetle in the family Buprestidae.  We believe we have correctly identified it as being in the genus
Sternocera thanks to this 123RF stock agency image.  Coleoptera Atlas has an image of
Sternocera chrisis that looks quite similar.

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